How far she’s come! A former female veteran who was sexually abused & ended up in a psych ward turns her life around: Read her inspiring story

On January 24, 2017, we first brought you the heartwrenching story of Lisa Spencer, a US Navy Veteran who was stationed in New Orleans, Louisiana, for boot camp and after, for seaman apprenticeship classes, when just three weeks in, she was sexually abused in 1998. Rape is becoming increasingly prevalent among women who serve — […]

Living with Autism: How a family’s efforts will help others affected by the developmental disorder

In 2001, Kate Walsh’s eldest son was diagnosed at age two-and-a-half with PDD-NOS, an Autism Spectrum Disorder. “Our journey with autism began when I took our daughter to the pediatrician for her six-month check-up,” Walsh told Westchester Magazine. “I had just dropped off James, two-and-a-half, at daycare and noticed that his classmates were speaking in sentences. […]

Women Run LA: All The Photos From The Day

Last Sunday (March 3, 2019), women, men, and, children in Los Angeles slipped on their running shoes for a good cause — the annual Women Run LA (WRLA), which seeks to empower women in the community. Over 300 people descended upon Hansen Dam (Lakeview Terrace Recreational Center) for the historic event, which benefited Safe Passage […]

OneMama founder and CEO Siobhan Neilland documents her recent visit to the OneMama Health Center in Uganda and Tanzania which she created

In 2007, Siobhan Neilland founded OneMama, a non-profit that brings prosperity and health to people all over the world by empowering women as caregivers, mothers, businesswomen, and agents of change for their rural communities. Siobhan employed her mission of empowering women, families, and communities to be successful through sustainable health, education, and economics in Uganda, […]

‘I would like to live with dignity’: Friends rally around former supermodel to get her off the streets and into a home

In her heyday, supermodel Nastasia Urbano was reportedly banking a million dollars a year for just 20 days of work, and she was rubbing shoulders with the uber echelon of celebrities during the ’80s, from Andy Warhol and Jack Nicholson (she almost went to Maddona’s nuptials to Sean Penn but her boyfriend at the time was […]

In these tumultuous and challenging times, let’s all try and uphold the values & ideals of Martin Luther King Jr.

His infamous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered from the steps of Washington, D.C’s LincolnMemorial in front of approximately 250,000 people on August 28, 1963, is forever etched in history. Today marks the birthday of the revolutionary civil rights movement leader, Martin Luther King Jr. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, King was pivotal in ending the legal […]

‘Teaching our boys to always give back & be grateful to those that help us’: A mom & son’s random act of kindness amid the heartbreaking destruction of the California Wildfires

With the death toll of “Camp Fire” currently estimated at around 48 and 80 people missing — most of them senior citizens, the California Wildfires are now considered to be the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in the state’s history. 100,000 acres of land have been destroyed in Northern California by Camp Fire, and in Southern California, 94,000 […]